School of Arts, Design and Architecture

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Our new website collects ideas and solutions from the Aalto community to assist authorities and other actors in the midst of the pandemic.

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Samples of dyer’s woad (värimorsinko) non-toxic blue dye textiles. Photo: Valeria Azovskaya
Research & Art Published:

The cost of ‘fast fashion’ – Up to 92 million tonnes of waste and 79 trillion litres of water consumed per year in order to make garments

The fashion industry contributes to 10% of global pollution. A system-wide transition needed immediately to reduce environmental costs of the fashion industry, a new Aalto University study concludes in Nature Reviews Earth & Environment journal.
Arkkitehtuurin historian ja restauroinnin apulaisprofessori Panu Savolainen.
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Architectural history is always constructed, produced and written in the present

Panu Savolainen has started as assistant professor of history of architecture and architectural conservation.

News

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Aalto University prepares for alternative student admissions procedures

Most entrance examinations cannot be organised on campus due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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University entrance exams to be replaced by alternative admissions procedures this spring

The universities will implement their student admissions procedures in a manner that takes into consideration the special characteristics of each field.

Samples of dyer’s woad (värimorsinko) non-toxic blue dye textiles. Photo: Valeria Azovskaya
Research & Art Published:

The cost of ‘fast fashion’ – Up to 92 million tonnes of waste and 79 trillion litres of water consumed per year in order to make garments

The fashion industry contributes to 10% of global pollution. A system-wide transition needed immediately to reduce environmental costs of the fashion industry, a new Aalto University study concludes in Nature Reviews Earth & Environment journal.
Arkkitehtuurin historian ja restauroinnin apulaisprofessori Panu Savolainen.
Studies, University Published:

Architectural history is always constructed, produced and written in the present

Panu Savolainen has started as assistant professor of history of architecture and architectural conservation.

Aalto Art and Design Cases

Aalto Design Cases is a platform for activity-based creativity and practice-based research in the Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

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Nyang'oro Girls Dormitory, a project by Hollmén Reuter Sandman

Prominent art at Aalto University

Aalto University promotes visibility and impact of art and creativity both in society and at our own campus. Aalto University uses one percent of building costs to fund art.

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Dipoli artworks

Creativity Unfolded

Aalto University’s blog series Creativity Unfolded focuses on insights linked to creativity in a multitude of ways. Topics include design, technology, media, architecture, film, games, art theory and more. Read and join the conversation.

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Events

HPM conference
Conferences and workshops

CANCELLED: Helsinki Photomedia 2020

The theme of the 5th Helsinki Photomedia Conference in 2020 is Images Among Us.
The conference brings together international photography researchers and academics. It offers various platforms where artistic, philosophical, social, cultural, economic and technological approaches to photography meet.
CS_defence photo by Matti Ahlgren
Lectures and seminars

Writing the compiling part of an article thesis - lecture for doctoral candidates

The lecture provides doctoral candidates with an understanding of writing an article thesis effectively once the related articles have been written. The lecture will help doctoral candidates in understanding the role of the separate articles and the thesis as a whole.
CS_defence photo by Matti Ahlgren
Lectures and seminars

Writing scientific journal articles - lecture for doctoral candidates

The lecture provides young researchers and doctoral candidates with an understanding of how to write peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, with the aim of motivating doctoral candidates to start writing sooner.
Other

POSTPONED: Climate change - perspectives of hope for the future

The discussion will address, among other things, the mitigation of climate change through technology and the potential for change in the lives of individuals and communities. The event is postponed to Fall 2020.
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Where to find us

School of Arts, Design and Architecture by Sari Dhima

Väre

Address: Otaniementie 14
School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Mon-Thu at 8.00-21.00, Fri at 8.00-20.00, Sat at 9.00-17.00.

Locations
Aalto-yliopisto / Kandidaattikeskus / katsomo / kuva: Tuomas Uusheimo

Undergraduate Centre

Address: Otakaari 1

Locations
Otakaari 7

Otakaari 7

Otakaari 7

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